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2011-07-29 13:33:00

DENVER, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Home to more than 120 established craft breweries, the Great American Beer Festival, and ranked first in gross beer production in the United States, the beer experience in Colorado speaks for itself. Below is a sampling of Colorado's beer offerings across the state. Beer Festivals and Activities Gnarly Barley (August 6). Featuring two dozen craft breweries, the Hambone Express (piggy races) and gnarly tunes, this beer festival welcomes the whole...

2010-06-16 04:01:00

Celebrate All-things Beer This September With 200 Events at Locations Throughout the Mile High City DENVER, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Denver's claim as one of the world's great beer cities, VISIT DENVER is presenting the second annual Denver Beer Fest (www.DenverBeerFest.com), September 10-19, 2010. The 10-day celebration of beer-centric experiences will include beer tastings at restaurants, beer-paired dinners, "meet the brewer" nights, beer tappings, brewery tours and a...

2010-01-05 08:30:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) has kicked off its annual search for the world's best beers, with US brewers encouraged to enter the second largest beer competition of its kind, joining the global battle for beer supremacy. The AIBA offer US exhibitors the chance to test their skills against the best brewers in the world. In 2009, a record 1,140 entries were received across the world, including more than 160 entries from US based...

2009-09-24 06:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- While thousands of craft beer aficionados from cities across the U.S. gather for the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) this week, Examiner.com, in collaboration with BeerTapTV.com, will provide ongoing coverage of the event. "People come to Denver from all over the country to attend the Great American Beer Festival, and the event sells out quickly," said Jacob Harkins, Food & Drink channel manager for Examiner.com. "For those who aren't able to...

2008-10-20 18:00:22

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced today that gold medals were recently awarded for two of the Company's proprietary craft beers at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado. BJ's Oktoberfest was awarded a gold medal in the American-Style Amber Lager category. Additionally, a gold medal was awarded in the German-Style Wheat Ale category for a new, light-beer version of the popular BJ's Harvest Hefeweizen called "I'm Half the Beer I Used to Be." These two awards...

2008-07-28 21:00:26

By Jeff Barnard BEND, Ore. - Tucked in a corner at the Deschutes Brewery, barrels that once aged fine wines and whiskeys are nurturing beverages that are challenging drinkers to think of beer more like wine. High-alcohol brews like Black Butte XX and The Abyss, known in the trade as big or extreme beers, are among many craft beers that are grabbing a growing market share in the United States from their mass-produced and heavily advertised counterparts. Even at prices ranging from $4 to...


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